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Galaxy Necklace with Gel Press

Jennifer MacLean
9:00 - 4:30
Friday Feb 19

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$ 170  

In this class you will start out creating with the gel press, enjoying carefree experimentation with color, texture, and shapes. Your instructor will demonstrate utilizing unique items and techniques to make your prints interesting and one of a kind. In the afternoon, we will focus down finding the most visual interesting sections and areas to create impactful pendants, by adding paints, inclusions, glitter, and beads.

You will learn:
• How to use the gel press in creative & new ways.
• Learn to create a good composition from random patterns.
• Explore layering colors while keeping colors crisp.
• Learn how to build surfaces, create history and depth in your artwork.
• Learn to use jewelry resin.
• You will create six distinctive pendants.
 

Materials Fee: $ 30 payable to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Jewelry findings to make six distinctive pendants
Two leather cords
Printmaking paper
Paints, glitters, inclusions
Glue
Resin

Supplies Needed to bring for Class:

Gelli Arts Press or Gel Press – Any size
Brayer for rolling paint
Instructor will have a small kit available for sale.
Scissors


 

 

 


 

 


 


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